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also this half hour, the growing flu fears. not about the virus itself, but the shortage of the vaccine to fight it. >> not what we want to hear. for folks who have not gotten it yet, that's not what they want to hear. and then making sure inauguration day goes off without a hitch. we'll take you inside the rehearsals for the presidential party just a week away. a lot of the balls, though, have been, you know, all those famous inaugural balls, the president has cut back. >> instead of ten, only two. >> only two official balls this year, just because in light of economic realities. >> i'm going to an unofficial ball on saturday. >> the unofficial ones will still roll on. but the fewest since fdr's inauguration. and ben affleck's big night at the golden globes, giving him the last laugh. and jodie foster delivers one of the most unusual award speeches ever. >> it was an interesting night. >> i like that one. but first, a battle over billions in aid to sandy victims
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heads to capitol hill. opponents say the new bill has too much pork and would only add to the federal deficit. >> that's not sitting well with republicans and democrats from the northeast. here's abc's david kerley. >> i need help so bad. >> reporter: 2 1/2 months and the victims of sandy and their representatives have had enough. >> they have suffered long enough. they need to hear from their government. >> reporter: they are helping. but in chunks. congress passed more than $9 billion in aid a week ago. but the states and the president have asked for another $50 billion. instead, the house plan calls for just $17 billion for what it calls emergency aid. >> absurd! absolutely absurd! we demand nothing less than we have given the rest of the country. >> reporter: and surprisingly, some republicans are from hurricane regions. one from mississippi called for more help just last year for
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katrina relief. but opposed sandy relief, making him a target for skewering. >> many of my constituents in mississippi are still dealing with the effects of hurricane katrina. >> it's someone else's constituents in new york. instead of seven years later, it's two months later. >> reporter: that kind of talk sets off new jersey's governor chris christie. >> we sent the mayor to do the work for us. not to sit down there and play with each other. >> reporter: but republicans want specifics. we asked christie's office three times to explain their request. nearly $5 billion for housing. is that temporary housing, rebuilding homes or loans? and $700 million for what is called individual assistance. is that food, rent, actual payments or loans? christie's office has not answered any of those questions. the bill will be debated on tuesday and we expect a vote on wednesday. david kerley, abc news, the white house. >> wow. interesting stat here. gop house members last week
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filed 45 amendments to the underlying $18 billion aid bill. the other $33 billion aid bill. the 45 amendments already, trying to limit and shape the size of the storm. but there's pork in there, most people would agree get that out and give the money to the needs. >> give the people the aid they need. >> but let's not stall too much, because the leaders, the katrina victims back in '05 got their money in weeks. why is it so much slower this time around than it was eight years ago? >> at first we thought the package has passed. everything is set. now you're hearing there are 45 amendments to it. today marks exactly one month since the massacre at sandy hook elementary school, and people in newtown, connecticut are looking to the future. residents and town leaders are debating what to do with the school where 20 first graders and 6 adults were killed on
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december 14. some want the building demolished. others say it should stand as a reminder of all that was lost that day. also tomorrow, vice president joe biden is set to send president obama a list of sweeping recommendations to help stop gun violence. the vice president is expected to present a plan that includes a ban on assault weapons. however, the nra says it does have enough votes in congress to block a new assault weapons ban. similar ban from '94 to 2004 was allowed to expire because democrats, after they passed it the first time around, lost a lot of seats in congress and said we're not going to touch this again and people don't want to mess with it because of the perceived power of the nra. that's how powerful the nra is to say it ain't going to pass this time. >> if you look at some of the studies that have been done, really that ban saved lives. if you look at some of the studies. >> i've heard a lot of mixed
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debate how impactful it was. the crime didn't decrease. it didn't really increase when it expired. >> but there was some new studies out. i think it did certainly make a difference. depending on what you believe. >> we'll see. mixed opinion on that one. the president's choice as the next defense secretary begins critical meetings this week on capitol hill, former senator chuck hagel has come under fire for his remarks about iran, israel and gay rights. he'll sit down with a leading democrat chuck schumer of new york among others. hagel got a resounding endorsement yesterday from former secretary of state colin powell. it's been one year since the cruise ship "costa concordia" disaster. hundreds of survivors and relatives of the 32 victims marked the anniversary yesterday with a candlelight vigil near the crash scene. they also released chinese lanterns that floated in the air over the ship which is still stuck in the water. it could be september before
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it's rolled upright and towed to a port. >> i can't believe it's still in the water. american forces played a role in the failed rescue attempt of a french hostage in somalia last week. president obama revealed that u.s. warplanes entered somali air space to support that rescue operation. no weapons were used, though. the french intelligent agent was held hostage for three years was apparently killed in the failed raid. in russia, signs of anger against a new law banning americans from adopting russian children. thousands marched in moscow and other cities calling the new ban political game playing by russian president vladamir putin. the russian government has eased up on the band. last week, it announced that some adoptions already under way will be allowed to go forward. people in the boston area lined up around the block this weekend for a flu shot. massachusetts and new york state have declared public health emergencies because of the spreading flu virus. doctors say even if you have to
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wait for a flu shot, it's well worth your time. >> the flu will still be around well into january and february and we'll see some cases in march. >> public health experts say an infected person can spread the flu virus to four others. so if you feel sick, stay home. if you have fevers, chills and respiratory symptoms, call your doctor. >> there are also indications this has peaked, now the trend is going down. but still we're far away from being out of the woods. here's a look at your monday forecast. mild with dense morning fog in the northeast. afternoon showers around d.c., drenching rain from louisiana and tennessee to the carolinas. some snow showers in the rockies and record lows in the southwest. >> just 29 in albuquerque. 47 in phoenix. teens from billings to colorado springs. 2 below zero in fargo. ouch. 9 degrees in the twin cities. 50s and 60s in the northeast. >> i'll be in park city later
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this week for a ski vacation. i saw that the high was like 9 and the low was negative 2. >> it's cold there. >> that's my favorite part, the lodge. i don't like the skiing part. i go for the atmosphere. now the story of holly the cat with an amazing sense of direction. >> holly is owned by jacob and bonnie of west palm beach florida. they were on a trip to daytona in november when holly got freaked out by fireworks and just ran off. the next time she was seen, holly was within a mile of the richter's home. >> the woman who found her took holly to a vet who scanned her microchip. she got in touch with her thankful owners. just how holly made it 190 miles home will remain a mystery. you never think cats and animals are able to find their way home. my goodness. >> it's rare for cats to do that. dogs sometimes, but it's rare for cats. that's a long trek for that little kitty. >> and the microchips are so
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important. >> that's right. that allows you a signal that you know where they are. >> if you take your pet to the vet, then you know who the rightful owner is. or an animal that you find. i have all mine microchipped. >> i don't know about all that. but congratulations. has to be a good system. coming up, preparing for a huge presidential party. >> and later, the golden globe awards and why jodie foster's speech has so many people talking this morning. you're watching "world news now." "world news now" weather brought to you by musinex fast max liquid and caplet. musinex fast c caplet.
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well, the pomp and circumstance of the presidential inauguration takes practice. already a cast of hundreds rehearse their roles that president obama's second inauguration goes off without a hitch. >> and it takes precision to get it all right. >> reporter: it sounds real. and it looks real.
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as long as you don't look too closely. one week and one day before the nation marks the beginning of a new presidential term, a fuel-scale dry run of the swearing in and the parade that will follow. tv trucks shuffled into position and members of the military line the 1.7 mile route the first family will travel next monday. it's tough to see, but the silver suv is supposed to be a stand-in for the presidential limo. president avenue between the capital and the white house is shut down for this rehearsal. when the real thing happens a week from now, there will be tens of thousands lining the street. but for now, it's rather lonely on pennsylvania avenue. the viewing stands are empty. the placards are place holders from people that will come from all 50 states. as far as hawaii. the parade is a tradition as old as the presidency itself. >> we've been providing the inaugural soundtrack since 1801. thomas jefferson's inauguration is the first we played. we played every inauguration since. >> reporter: president obama's first swearing in four years ago brought record crowds to washington.
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close to 2 million people. but this second time around, fewer than half as many are expected to attend. >> i'm sure d.c. is relieved that it will be half the crowd. '08 was wild. >> it was wild. i didn't want to miss it. it was so, so crowded. i was a prosecutor in d.c., so i know the town very well. i've never seen it like that. >> it was wild. coming up next, finding $1 million where you least expect it. that's coming up in "the mix." >> but first, ben affleck's surprising golden globe award and jodie foster's long-winded speech. that's next. "world news now" continues after this from our abc
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♪ welcome back, everybody. some great moments in last night's golden globe awards show. and you can't go wrong with tina fey and amy poehler stepping in as co-hosts and there was a surprise guest as well that has everybody talking. here to let us know more about the show, our music and media critic, bruno del granado. >> good to be here, rob. >> interesting award show for a lot of reasons. let's start with the basic, the hollywood foreign press, who are these folks? these guys are who wrote for all the winners. >> this show is basically made up by the hollywood foreign press association. that's 100 journalist from around the world that sit in a room and put together the nominations. so 100 people are deciding who are the nominees versus 6,000 academy award that decide the oscars. >> let's talk about what those guys got together and discussed. >> there were some big winners. >> the big winner was "argo."
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>> huge night for "argo" and ben affleck. >> "lincoln" had seven nominations. but "argo," ben affleck was snubbed a couple of days ago at the oscar nominations and came in and took the best director award away from spielberg. >> that's huge. >> and "argo" wins best picture. also this was one that "lincoln" was a shoe in to win. >> daniel day lewis will probably get the oscar. but a big upset last night. >> this is great. "argo" is the golden globes is a grit promotional vehicle to watch the movies into the final stretch going towards the oscars. tomorrow, you watch how those ticket sales go up for "argo." >> and the big winner on the tv side of things. >> "homeland."
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three years ago it was all about "breaking bad" but now it's "homeland." very, very interesting thing it's about terrorism, foreign policy, middle east and everything else. very, very good win for "homeland." this is the new "sopranos," the new "breaking bad." or "mad men." >> a surprise appearance from a very noteworthy president. >> the president of the united states, the ex-president, bill clinton. he enjoys the party. he loves it. >> you can't get anybody better than the ex-president to plug for "lincoln." i love what amy poehler said afterwards, we loved it. really lays the ground work for 2016. >> it does. and you can tell the momentum is starting to get there. he was there to introduce "lincoln" it fit. and the other moment everyone is going to be talking about this, jodie foster's speech. she won the big award last night, but it was a rambling
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speech and she made something official that had been rumored about a long time. >> she said afterward she made her coming out announcement 1,000 years ago. it was the worst kept secret in hollywood. she talked about her life and privacy and really coming strong about people having privacy just because they're public figures doesn't mean you have access or the right to go into the private life. >> every celebrity is expected to honor their private life with a fragrance and tv show. you know, you guys might be surprised, but i am not honey boo-boo child. >> it was interesting. because she talked about love, her partner, her kids, her mom. it was a beautiful speech. >> interesting. that will be the buzz worthy moment of the day. >> it is on twitter already. >> always good to see you. thank you, sir. we'll be back with more "world news now" right after this. protect with a spray.
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♪ a little shut out to justin timberlake. his new song burning up the internet. this is his first new song in six years. i didn't realize it had been that long. >> it's been a while. >> getting a lot of rounds on social rounds right now. featuring jay z. song is called "suit and tie." i'm sure a lot of radio play over the next few days. >> we'll wait for the video to come out. >> he does make good videos. >> that's going to be hot. >> he's been focusing on his acting career. since taking a break from music. but as you can hear, he's back. how about this, i always scour the flee market so i'm always hoping this happens to me, but it never does.
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a texas man had this painting hanging on the back of his door in his home office. turns out that it's a painting by mexican artist diego rivera and it's worth $800,000, between $800,000 and $1 million. he takes it to antique road show and that's apparently how much they tell him it is worth. apparently his great-grandparents brought it back in 1920 and it is a very famous painting because it is a famous painter and it dates back to 1904. $1 million just hanging in your home office and you don't know it. >> it was one of the bigger prizes that that show has ever seen, too. >> wow! everyone dreams of that happening to them. >> i know. >> lucky. enjoy that. the calmest place in chicago, the ultimate man cave. this is a $3.5 million chicago condo. the best part of this thing could be the garage. it's a converted 12-car garage, it's converted into a ferrari
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theme show room and entertainment space. it's a 2,700 square foot heated show room, including lighting, heating, even a bar. the building amenities including a private park, health club, restaurant, grocery store, $3.5 million, 2,500 square foot, a bedroom. it is ridiculous. >> and i hate it. must be a man thing. i don't like it. >> you don't like that view there? 67 floors up. >> too cold. last but not least, motion controlled porn. apparently game link is trying to come up with this interactive video in 3d so when you're watching the porn you can somehow participate in what's going on on the screen. speechless. >> i'm a
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this morning on "world news now," flu fears. as the supply of influenza shots diminishes, there are more fears of the virus spreading as americans head back to work and school. >> the outbreak has hit 47 states as this flu strain keeps people in bed for weeks. it's monday, january 14. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good monday morning, everybody. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm sunny hostin in for paula faris. we'll get to all those precautions and why children seem to be falling victim to the flu in just a moment. i mean, it's really remarkable, the numbers that we're hearing about. the number of flu cases. >> i've been so freaked about by the coverage and your gentle prodding, i did get my shot over the weekend. >> you will thank me.
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>> yes, the desk is now safe. >> thank you. we're not infected any longer. and then the hospital crisis in western new york. public health investigators want to test more than 700 patients who may have been exposed to hiv and not know it. >> frightening story there. also this morning, the flagship of the boeing fleet. why is the 787 dreamliner running into so many problems so soon after its launch? what investigators are saying and what airline passengers need to know. >> another scary story about the airlines. >> your favorite american industry. later, the surprising winners at last night's golden globes and the jaw dropping speech by jodie foster that has social media abuzz this morning. don't miss "the skinny." >> there were a few of them. jodie foster's speech was rambling at points, poignant at other times. bill clinton had a cameo appearance. there was an upset in the movie category in terms of who ended up winning for director. it was a good show. i always like the golden globes,
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even more than the oscars. they let loose, the champagne is flowing. >> everyone is a little drunk at the golden globes. maybe that's why. >> as opposed to the oscars which feels very -- buttoned up. >> agreed. but first, the growing fear over the flu. with the virus spreading across the country, people of course, as you can imagine, are lining up to get the vaccine. >> but supplies are running short as public health experts insist that everyone get a shot. here's abc's larry jacobs. >> reporter: this morning, tens of millions of americans are getting back to school, and back to work, eating in crowded cafeterias and rubbing elbows with everybody around them. it's a fine time to catch the flu from the person just next to you. >> a refrigerator handle, microwaves, tv remotes, light switches and door handles, keyboards, things like that are very germy. >> reporter: add to that your atm or the post office or even pumping gas.
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>> i never thought about the gas pumps, but everybody touches it, so i can imagine it would be dirty. >> reporter: the danger lurks everywhere, pushing people into clinics from oregon to boston. >> every day you've had a flu shot you're better protected than you were the day before. >> reporter: not all children, whose developing immune systems make them especially vulnerable, can get the flu shot. in new york, the governor dropped restrictions, now allowing pharmacies to vaccinate babies to teens. pharmacists say lack of supply and lack of training, and insurance issues prevent them from protecting the young. >> so the other children that aren't healthy, for the parents who don't have insurance, who rely on these pharmacies, these walk-in clinics and things like that, it's really sad. >> reporter: for those children who have the flu, like this boy, who talked to our "nightline," crew, there's just one wish. >> hopefully the doctors here can make me better. >> reporter: larry jacobs, abc news, new york. >> i know we sound like a broken record but you can't stress it enough. the very young, the very old,
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anyone with an underlying issue should get the shot. >> you have to get the shot. >> what is remarkable to me, there have been 20,000 cases of the flu reported in new york this season. last season, only 4,400 cases. so five times the number. so it really is at this point so very important for people to take care of themselves. >> that's why the governor, mr. cuomo, said this has reached the level of a public health emergency. >> a crisis. >> even according to the centers of disease control, they're calling it epidemic proportions. >> i didn't want to use that word earlier last week, but we're there. >> if the cdc says it -- >> we can say it. we're going to turn to another health headline this morning. an investigation is under way at a veterans administration hospital in western new york. all because hundreds of patients may have been needlessly put in danger. more than 700 patients at the buffalo veterans administration medical center may have been exposed to hiv or two types of
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hepatitis. those exposures are linked to the accidental reuse of insulin pens. >> they obviously changed the needles each time, but they would put -- should have been putting a patient's name on the cartridge so it would never be used with someone else. >> 570 patients involved are still alive. the v.a. is offering free blood tests to rule out infections. staff members at the hospital are being trained now how to properly use those insulin pens. today marks one month since the massacre at sandy hook elementary school. and people in newtown, connecticut, are looking to the future. residents and town leaders are debating what to do with the school where 20 first graders and 6 adults were killed december 14. some want the building demolished. others say it should stand as a reminder of all that was lost. >> knock that school down and make it sacred ground, a memorial to all the people that were destroyed that day.
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>> knocking down the school would be knocking down the memories of all the children that went there. >> about 200 people turned out for sunday's meetings to discuss the school campus. another town meeting is set for friday. newtown officials are speaking privately with families of the victims to get their suggestions. one of those decisions that may not have a right answer about what to do. a showing of the movie "les miserables" was interrupted by gunfire over the weekend. customers ducked for cover as police stormed in during a movie and shot and wounded an armed domestic violence suspect pretending to be a patron. the suspect was taken to the hospital and is expected to recover. tomorrow, vice president biden is set to send president obama a sweeping list of recommendations to help stop gun violence. the vice president, who was given the job following the newtown massacre, is expected to present a plan that includes a ban on assault weapons. while the national debate -- gun debate rages, the nra says it
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has enough votes in congress to block a new assault weapons ban. >> the likelihood is that they're not going to be able to get an assault weapons ban through this congress. >> on just guns alone will not in the political reality, will not go anywhere. >> senators who back gun control measures plan to introduce a bill that not only bans assault weapons but limits the sale of high-capacity ammunition magazines. we're learning that american forces played a role in the failed rescue attempt of a hostage in somalia. president obama revealed that u.s. combat aircraft briefly entered somali air space to support the operation but did not use weapons. the french intelligent agent was held hostage for three years and was apparently killed in the failed raid. police in india say they have arrested six suspects in yet another gang rape of a bus passenger. those arrests follow a similar
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attack just a month ago. police say the latest victim was the only passenger on the bus when the attack took place friday night. the driver refused to let the woman off at her stop and instead drove her to a desolate area where she was repeatedly raped. in beijing, air pollution remains off the chart as a toxic fog continues to hang over the china's capital city. schools have canceled outdoor activity, hospitals are getting flooded with patients with breathing problems, and children and the elderly are being warned to stay indoors. the air pollution index has more than doubled what is considered dangerous. it's being blamed on rapid economic growth and a surge in car ownership. on many mass transit subway systems, you never really know what you're going to see. ain't that the truth? particularly here in the big apple. that was definitely the case yesterday as the 12th annual no-pants subway ride took place. >> it's a global event actually, taking place on subways in 60 cities in over 25 countries. here in new york, organizers said more than 4,000 people took part.
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>> lucky for them, temperatures here yesterday rose into the 50s. so perhaps it wasn't so bad after all. this was all organized by an improv group. we did all these stories about flu and the stuff going on and you're going to put your bare you know what on a subway seat in new york city. are you kidding me? >> i know. can you imagine the people that weren't clued in and didn't know this was no pants day and all you see is -- >> is the moon. the question is too, on the subway, after you see someone half naked sitting in that seat, you don't want to sit down. you know what i mean? >> look at the gentleman there on the right. he doesn't know what's going on. >> he was trying to flirt. you never know. i guess i don't understand that. keep your pants on, folks. it's flu season. coming up, the big winners, the most fashionable and the
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♪ oh, i want to get away, i want to fly ♪ flying was supposed to get a whole lot easier with boeing's dream liner super jumbo jet. >> but the dream liner, a larger, more comfortable high tech airplane is now plagued with problems. abc's alex marquardt reports on what this means for the plane's maker and airline passengers. >> reporter: the boeing 787 de deemliner has been dubbed the plane of the future. a complex luxurious aircraft made of carbon fiber, which means it's lighter and more fuel efficient. it came out to great fanfare in 2011. but a string of highly publicized problems has boeing scrambling to do damage control. japan airline reported one of their 787s leaked around 25 gallons of fuel from a valve in its left wing. the plane, which has been grounded, was being inspected after spilling fuel on tuesday on a boston runway.
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the same week, firefighters battled a blaze on another 787. the fire has aviation experts concerned. but otherwise, they chalk these issues up to teething problems. >> if there was something seriously wrong with this plane, there's no question they would ground it. that's not the problem here. there's nothing seriously wrong with the 787. >> reporter: on friday, the federal aviation administration announced a comprehensive review of the plane. but officials didn't waver in their support. >> we are confident about the safety of this aircraft. but we're concerned about these incidents and we'll conduct the review until we're completely satisfied. >> reporter: despite this rash of problems, federal officials and industry insiders say the plane is very important. they say once the kinks are worked out, it will set a new standard for commercial aviation. alex marquardt, abc news, new york. >> look how nice that plane looks, though. >> it looks great. >> it is great. it's also comfortable and
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spacious. >> while you're up there, it's nice. just get that thing fixed. way too much money to not have it fully operational. >> that's right. coming up next, reversing oscar's big snub. the golden globes win that came as a big surprise last night. >> and who dazzled fashion watchers on the golden globes red carpet? a couple people dazzled me. that's coming up next in "the skinny." "world news now" continues after th
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♪ skinny, so skinny skinny in the house! >> whoa willis, having problems with puberty. a little crack in that voice. it's going to be the talk of the town today. golden globes yesterday and they had a lot of fun. it was a cool show. we want to roll through some of the winners. we had a couple of interesting moments and bill clinton even made a cameo. it was good. for drama, ben affleck's movie "argo." >> which was fantastic. >> i haven't seen it yet. people really thought. "lincoln" would do it. but "argo" did really well. in terms of comedy or musical, "les mis" won the award. and actor in a comedy or musical, hugh jackman walked away with that prize. and actress went to jennifer lawrence for "silver lining." that movie is getting a lot of great buzz. >> i haven't seen that yet, but
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i will. >> then for an actor and drama, no shocker here, daniel day lewis for "lincoln." probably shoe in for the oscar, as well. then we had jessica chastain for "zero dark thirty." you loved that, too. >> i saw that. >> for supporting actress, anne hathaway got it for "les mis." on top of the awards, she could be expecting. she got married last november. no confirmation. >> not very far along, though if you look at the gorgeous dress she was wearing, i don't see a baby bump. and i'm pretty good at that. >> she had a really nice speech, too, where he was paying homage to other actresses. it was really good. then the moment everybody is buzzing about was jodie foster's speech last night. she won an award for her like 40 plus year career. she's an amazing actress. >> she started at what, 3? >> really. but take a look at something she said. >> i guess i just have a sudden
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urge to say something that i have never been able to air in public. so declaration that i'm a little nervous about, but maybe not as nervous as my publicist. huh, jennifer? but i'm just going to put it out there, loud and proud. so i'm going to need your support on this. i am -- single. [ laughter ] >> having a little fun with the crowd. for years it's been rumored that she was gay and she confirmed it later in that speech, acknowledged her partner of several years. at times it was a rambling, weird speech, but poignant in other parts. her mother has dementia, so she gave remarks about her mother. she came out and she talked about the need for celebrities to have more privacy. she was weaving together a lot of elements. >> and her kids were there in the audience and they were sort of giving homage to their mother, as well. i thought that was really sweet. >> look for a lot of analysis of that speech today. but congratulations to her.
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>> something i paid special attention to was best and worst dressed. i loved catherine mcfee. look at her. just wonderful, very elegant, smoldering, plunging neckline. we saw taylor swift recently with the same look. and then anne hathaway in chanel. absolutely amazing. and claire danes in versachi. you have the black, the white and the red and they all looked gorgeous. special mention for halle barry. she always looks gorgeous. but her dress, she wore print, which you didn't see a lot of, and it was fabulous. >> sunny's take on the golden globes fashion last night. also, we want to let folks know that robin roberts is going to be on "good morning america" later. she has a special announcement to make, potentially about her return to the show. but it's good news. that's the important part here. so everyone, tune in to "gma" today for a special announcement. we continue to keep robin in our thoughts and prayers.
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♪ nice song pick, guys. nice song pick, guys. we turn to the story of an incredible reunion, 65 years in the making. this is our, boom, favorite story of the day. >> a brother and sister separated by circumstance for 65 years. this weekend, they saw each other for the first time since they were kids. as abc's tonya rivero reports they have a 7-year-old to thank. >> reporter: clutching roses meant for a sister not seen in 65 years. clifford nearly collapses.
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>> oh, my god. >> reporter: when he finally lays eyes on betty. the brother and sister were separated as children. >> we're about the same height as mom was. >> reporter: they and their three siblings scattered among foster homes. >> i was 5 years old. i don't think i knew how to count at that time. so i don't know how old he was at that time. like 3 years old. >> reporter: they spent decades trying to track each other down, but it took this 7-year-old boy to finally bring them together. >> nobody would help me until i came and met little eddie. >> reporter: eddie is the son of clifford's landlord. he said he just wanted to help his lonely neighbor. >> families are important. >> reporter: so he put his online sleuthing skills to work. >> i went on facebook and typed in her name and a whole bunch of pictures showed up, and one of them kind of looked like clifford and i zoomed in on it and it really looked like clifford. so i showed it to my mom and dad. >> reporter: one thing led to another, culminating in the
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tearful reunion in iowa saturday. >> one thing he said is he has someone to send a christmas card to now. >> reporter: now eddie has one final hope for clifford. >> he's never been on vacation. i want him to go on a vacation to disney world with me. >> reporter: but disney will have to wait. clifford's next stop is a visit to betty's family in st. louis, to begin making up for all those missing years. tonya rivero, abc news, new york. >> you can't not love that story. >> i'm an only child, so that kind of thing really touches me. it was so nice. >> willis is mocking us. >> it's so nice. >> well done, eddie, well done. more from abc next. this is abc's "world news now" informing insomniacs for two decades.
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this morning, extreme weather coast to coast. >> colder in california than the east coast? the freezing temps threatening crops in the golden state. how long will the wild weather last? one month later, a town recovering from tragedy, engaged now in a new debate. what to do with sandy hook elementary? should it be a memorial or should it be completely torn down? to the rescue. an incredible show of strength. a taxi running over a man. good samaritans rush to lift it clear off the victim. and golden globes. stealing the show. from the hilarious hosts to the speech by jodie foster that has millions talking this morning. good monday morning, everybody. i'm rob nelson. >> i'm s

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